Gu Shutang Academic Fund of Economics

Empirical Analysis on Income Inequality of Chinese Residents

Authors: Zhou, Yunbo, Qin, Yan

  • Income inequality of Chinese residents are discussed totally and systematically by all kinds of quantitative methods The impact of rent-seeking activities on income inequality of residents is analyzed and an economic model to explain China’s rent-seeking activities is made A unique reference for other researchers interested in inequality

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The subject of this book is discussing the income inequality of Chinese residents, its change and the factors that impact it. In this book all kinds of quantitative methods, including decomposing Gini Coefficients method, Fei-Ranis method, two-sectors model and other econometric models. Some special features are that in this book, a two-sectors model was set up to analyze the impact of population migration from urban areas to rural areas on income inequality of total residents, and the inverted U hypothesis was tested by time-series regression model. The inverted U hypothesis is supported by the change of income inequality of Chinese total residents which is different from the conclusion of present reaches. In additional, the impact of rent-seeking income on inequality was discussed, an economic mode was founded to explain the causes of rent-seeking activities in China’s present stage.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Zhou, Yunbo (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Concept of Income Distribution and Indexes and Methods for Measuring Income Inequality

    Zhou, Yunbo (et al.)

    Pages 15-44

  • Income Inequality of China’s Urban Residents and the Factors Which Impact It

    Zhou, Yunbo (et al.)

    Pages 45-85

  • Income Inequality of Chinese Rural Resident and the Factors Which Impact It

    Zhou, Yunbo (et al.)

    Pages 87-123

  • Income Inequality of China’s Total Resident and the Factors Which Impact It

    Zhou, Yunbo (et al.)

    Pages 125-149

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eBook $109.00
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $139.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-43106-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Empirical Analysis on Income Inequality of Chinese Residents
Authors
Series Title
Gu Shutang Academic Fund of Economics
Series Volume
1
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-24952-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-24952-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-24951-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-43106-7
Series ISSN
2195-0059
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 204
Topics